It is Vermell Peguera 2013, the winery Clos de Peguera | Ramon Roqueta, Monvínic Award for personal career | 839 references 12 DOs involved in editing
The jury Vinari Awards finalists “catando” wines in Ruby Celler
Peguera Vermell 2013, the Clos de Peguera (Conca de Barbera) cellar is the best wine produced in Catalonia this year. This is attested by the award he has received last friday at the Auditorium Vilafranca; Vinari Grand Gold Award 2015.
This is the third installment of the Premis Vinari 2015 organized by the specialized digital newspaper Vadevi.cat, some trophies, like other initiatives in recent years, were born with the aim of disseminating the best wines of Catalonia. In 2014 the great Vinari d’Or went for a grenache Empordà, the Millenium 2011 Bodega Xavier Clue (Terra Alta), and a year before, was for a sweet wine of Empordà Garnacha Solera of the winery Mas Llunes 2002.
Since it opened this past spring convocation this year, 12 839 references DO Catalan entered in competition. 10 preliminary tastings over the territory during the months of May to July, and a final tasting with 70 experts, held at the Celler Ruby on 14th September, served to decide how to divide the 166 trophies to the best wines this year.
The wines have measured forces in 12 different categories and also have given the Special Vinari Awards and Special to Ecological DO, highlighting the three best wines of each Catalan DO Production. As in the past, Tarragona wines are those that receive the largest number of awards. Specifically, the DO Terra Alta (14 awards), the Priorat (14) and Penedès (14). They are followed by Girona Emporda DO wines (13).
To reward the Peguera Vermell 2013 -a wine unpretentious Parker got 88 points the jury praised his will to recover a traditional style (in fact vermell (red) is appointed as de Catalunya years ago when red wines color intensity was not an obsession). 100 %% Monastrell varietal, is the result of a maturing skins of six days and only 50% of skin.
Apart from this little gem without aging young, only two DO get two gold medals: Emporda and Priorat. Empordà are Blanc dels Aspres Vinyes dels Aspres 2013 in the category of wood and SoliSerena White Grenache d’Empordà Celler Espolla Cooperatiu in the category of Sweet Wines, stale and desserts. The two Gold for Giné Priorat Rosat 2014 Buil & Gine in the category Pink, and Black Guard 2010 Clos Abella Marco Abella. The other Golden Vinari distributed in the territory rewarding DO Alella with amazing sparkling wine, Ivory Brut Blanc de Negre 2010 Alella Vinícola in the category of sparkling Reserve, DO Conca de Barbera by said Vermell Peguera 2013 (Gold Medal and, in turn, Great Vinari de Oro), the Penedès where also highlighted with Sumarroca Bòria 2011 award in the category of red wines Crianza DO Terra Alta and where there has been a gold the Young White in the category of white youths Prohom Ecològic Blanc 2014 winery Coma d’en Bonet. He has also gone to the four Vinari Cava de Oro: Grau Dòria Brut Sparkling 2013 between Young (minimum 9 months aging); Marta Reserva 2012 Passió Canals Canals dig them in the category of Sparkling Pink; Rimarts Brut Nature Gran Reserva 2011 Gran Reserva sparkling between (minimum aging of 30 months) and in the category of Ancient Sparkling Reservations (minimum 50 months aging), it has set the Millenium Guillem Carol Gran Reserva 2006 Cellers Carol Vallès .
The rise of organic production:
For some years it shows in the market an upward trend in the production of natural and organic wines and Catalonia is, as noted by the general director of the Institut Català de la Vinya i Vi of the Generalitat, Jordi Bort, a leader in organic viticulture Only in the Catalan community vineyards certified as organic and add 500 hectares. The rally has been accompanied by a progressive implementation in restaurants and specialty shops and this trend should also be seen in the form of awards. This style of wines has been awarded eleven special awards tonight organic production among the 12 categories of competition- -Awards. Only the category of Sweet Wines has been unsuccessful.
Ramon Roqueta Roqueta distinction
The Monvínic Award for Personal Achievement in the wine world has been to Ramon Roqueta Roqueta. This Spaniard nonagenarian, faithful follower of the path forged by his ancestors, took over the family business in 1963. Its maximum were to strengthen and expand the family brand with a distribution network throughout Spain. In the words of Roqueta. “Selling wines of the farmers and Rajadell Fals (his native Bages) as far away as San Sebastián” It was another time, but those mud and sewage sludge by people like Roqueta and all those who have come after the Catalan wine world beyond the seas opened. First so that it could enjoy throughout the territory. Now it is drunk all over the world.
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